Waterfall "Tiu Dua" Batu Dulang Village
Batu Lanteh Sumbawa
The waterfall 'Tiu Dua' is located in the Batu Dulang Village area Batu Lanteh Sub-district of Sumbawa Regency, located at an altitude of 640 mdpl, which can be reached about 45 minutes - 1.5 hours from the city of Sumbawa Besar. Tiu Dua Waterfall is always stable discharge throughout the year. The water is clear and the atmosphere is still beautiful natural, and the air is soothing, adds its own charm to enjoy the beauty of natural panorama around Tiu dua Waterfall.
Sumber foto: Bang Darwin
Also in this location tourists can also do Swafoto or narcissistic photo (English: selfie) is a kind of self-taken photos by using a digital camera or camera phone. These self-portraits are often posted on various social networks, including facebook, tweeter, instagram, whatsapp and others. This globalized selfie phenomenon can also be done here, which for the next builds special towers that serve as the location of selfie for the visitors. The tower was built simple with the Government of Batu dulang Village was named 'Teba Panotang'. Not a week was introduced to the public, the selfie tower 'Teba Panotang' Ecotourism Village Batudulang enlivened visitors. The selfie photo at the Teba Panotang viewing tower has become viral in social media, which was attended by three Directors from the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia taking self-care photos at the location. One that invites the tourist attraction of the tower can be seen sightings of Mount Tambora and Moyo Island.
According to the information of the teens managers Ecotourism Batudulang this, on every Sunday the tower is crowded with visitors. Recorded about 160 two wheels and 6 cars parked in locations that have been prepared. Visitors are estimated to be nearly 200 people in the day of the week. Similarly, no day off also crowded with visitors who come and go to feel the sensation of selfie in the tower Teba Panotang Batu dulang. In fact there are some visitors do not want to go home after feeling cool and beautiful to be in that location. This phenomenon shows that if the potential of nature can be managed and utilized properly, it will bring economic benefits to the surrounding community.
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Since seeing this some community coffee business is starting to emerge. It takes innovation and creativity so that the potential of natural beauty of Sumbawa can be a blessing for the people. This is an opportunity for the Village Owned Enterprise to be able to encourage the commodity and potential of the village. The community hopes the seriousness of the local government of Sumbawa can encourage the tourism sector, especially in the field of ecotourism. This ecotourism does not require large investors, but local values and local potential are what make this ecotourism attractive. And this is in line with NTB Governor's Idea on Green Economy. With this ecotourism, the value of non-timber forest products will automatically increase. This is one of the ways and strategies to inspire people to love forests. Because forests have given us water, oxygen, natural beauty and other non-timber forest products.